Item #10040 West African Popular Theatre. Karin Barber, John Collins, Alain Ricard.

West African Popular Theatre

Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Paperback. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". xix, 285pp. Very mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of pictorial paper wraps. Previous owner's name in ink to half-title page. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

African popular culture is an arena where the tensions and transformations of colonial and post-colonial society are played out, offering us a glimpse of the view from below in Africa. This book offers a comparative overview of the history, social context, and style of three major West African popular theatre genres: the concert party of Ghana, the concert party of Togo, and the traveling popular theatre of western Nigeria.(Publisher). Very good. Item #10040
ISBN: 0852552440

Price: $15.00